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Specimen # 100773
Mineral: Mimetite
Location: Mimetite, Chah Milleh Mine, Anarak District, Esfahan Province, Iran
Size: 7.1 x 5.7 x 3.1 cm


Detailed Description

A colourful specimen hosting orange mimetite balls, with varying hues. Some minor barite crystals in association. In excellent condition – a couple of contacts. Really nice!

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About these Specimens

Although Iran has long been known to be a source of spectacular mineral specimens, it has never been easy to procure them. A window opened for a while, and these specimens came out in 2012, from contemporary finds at that time. (They made their debut in Ste Marie in 2013.) Sanctions in various jurisdictions around the world since then have restricted specimen buying, but hopefully this will change so that we’ll be able to see more interesting things from Iran again.

Additional information

Dimensions 71 × 57 × 31 cm